Prior to tonight’s game, the Mets placed infielder Ruben Tejada on the 15-Day Disabled List with a right quad strain and selected the contract of infielder Omar Quintanilla from Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League. Quintanilla will wear #3 and was hitting .333 (42-126) with 26 runs scored, nine doubles, two triples, two home runs and 18 RBI in 47 games for Las Vegas. To make room on the 40-man roster, New York transferred RHP Frank Francisco to the 60-Day DL.
The Mets have won four games in a row for the first time since September 21-24, 2012. The last time the Mets won five in a row was May 5-9, 2012. This is the fifth time the Mets have won three in a row over the Yankees, last accomplished May 22 -June 18, 2010. The Mets have never won four in a row vs. the Yankees.
After winning the first three games, the Mets have won the season series vs. the Yankees for the third time. New York went 4-2 vs. the Yankees in 2004 and 2008. The Mets are now 3-8-6 in all-time se...